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Lynx Players Help Lead USA To Win Over Turkey

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Team USA used a dominating second half performance to run away from Turkey on Wednesday in pool play at the Olympics with an 89-58 victory in London.

The win moves the Americans to 3-0 in pool play as they remain a favorite to win the gold medal. They got the win with the help of performances of players from the Minnesota Lynx.

Point guard Lindsay Whalen led the Minnesota group with 14 points, seven rebounds and two assists in 18 minutes. Seimone Augusts scored nine points in 19 minutes, and Maya Moore added five points.

Team USA will the Czech Republic Friday afternoon in pool play.

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